Period
to 21 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for BDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BDD over the 6 months to 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > South West
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 61 133
Rank change year-on-year +18 +72 +36
Permanent jobs citing BDD 658 533 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.09% 5.17% 2.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.68% 5.65% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 619 497 248
South West median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%

BDD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,849 9,438 9,956
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.19% 91.61% 89.74%
Number of salaries quoted 8,111 7,759 8,238
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,377 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.72% +3.44% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,675
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in the South West

BDD
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD in the South West.

Salary trend for BDD in the South West

BDD
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in the South West over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in the South West

BDD
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the South West region over the 6 months to 21 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +20 245 £50,000 +16.28% 21
Wiltshire +28 118 £46,500 +9.41% 8
Dorset +11 106 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Gloucestershire +8 74 £46,250 -2.39% 7
Devon +12 59 £48,500 +7.78% 7
Somerset +1 57 £47,000 +25.33% 5
Cornwall -17 2 £41,500 +38.33%
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region with a requirement for BDD.

1 568 (86.32%) TDD
2 540 (82.07%) Agile Software Development
3 297 (45.14%) C#
4 263 (39.97%) Java
5 252 (38.30%) Test Automation
6 238 (36.17%) MVC
7 233 (35.41%) .NET
8 216 (32.83%) Software Engineering
9 199 (30.24%) Scrum
10 197 (29.94%) ASP.NET
11 192 (29.18%) SQL Server
12 184 (27.96%) JavaScript
13 170 (25.84%) ASP.NET MVC
14 158 (24.01%) AngularJS
15 151 (22.95%) NoSQL
16 147 (22.34%) Git (software)
17 139 (21.12%) RESTful
18 137 (20.82%) ASP.NET Web API
18 137 (20.82%) Continuous Integration
19 135 (20.52%) Finance
20 131 (19.91%) Problem-Solving
21 128 (19.45%) JIRA
22 122 (18.54%) Electronics
23 119 (18.09%) Microsoft Azure
24 116 (17.63%) JUnit
25 115 (17.48%) Web Services
26 114 (17.33%) .NET Framework
27 113 (17.17%) Microsoft
28 110 (16.72%) HTML
28 110 (16.72%) Node.js

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 68 (10.33%) Tomcat
2 51 (7.75%) Elasticsearch
3 38 (5.78%) JBoss
4 33 (5.02%) SharePoint
5 32 (4.86%) SharePoint 2013
6 26 (3.95%) Apache
7 23 (3.50%) Mule ESB
8 22 (3.34%) Mule
9 16 (2.43%) Jetty
9 16 (2.43%) WebLogic
10 10 (1.52%) nginx
11 7 (1.06%) ArcGIS
12 4 (0.61%) CMS
12 4 (0.61%) IIS
13 3 (0.46%) Confluence
13 3 (0.46%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.46%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.30%) Apache Pig
14 2 (0.30%) Apache ServiceMix
14 2 (0.30%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 119 (18.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 72 (10.94%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (4.71%) SaaS
4 26 (3.95%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (1.22%) IaaS
5 8 (1.22%) PaaS
6 6 (0.91%) Serverless
7 5 (0.76%) npm
8 4 (0.61%) GitHub
8 4 (0.61%) Yarn
9 3 (0.46%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.30%) Runscope
10 2 (0.30%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 2 (0.30%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 2 (0.30%) Trello
11 1 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.15%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.15%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 74 (11.25%) Wireless
2 39 (5.93%) Internet
3 17 (2.58%) IPv4
3 17 (2.58%) IPv6
3 17 (2.58%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.82%) HTTP
5 3 (0.46%) SSL
6 1 (0.15%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (29.18%) SQL Server
2 151 (22.95%) NoSQL
3 82 (12.46%) Big Data
4 68 (10.33%) SQL Server 2016
5 47 (7.14%) MongoDB
6 23 (3.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 21 (3.19%) Hadoop
7 21 (3.19%) MySQL
7 21 (3.19%) Redis
8 18 (2.74%) Neo4j
8 18 (2.74%) SQL Server 2014
9 17 (2.58%) InfluxDB
9 17 (2.58%) Riak
10 16 (2.43%) Couchbase
10 16 (2.43%) Relational Database
11 9 (1.37%) CouchDB
12 8 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (1.22%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.76%) GIS
13 5 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 147 (22.34%) Git (software)
2 128 (19.45%) JIRA
3 116 (17.63%) JUnit
4 97 (14.74%) Selenium
5 84 (12.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 78 (11.85%) Bitbucket
7 77 (11.70%) Calabash
7 77 (11.70%) Cucumber
8 74 (11.25%) fastlane
9 60 (9.12%) Jenkins
10 57 (8.66%) Android Studio
11 56 (8.51%) Gradle
12 52 (7.90%) Mockito
13 51 (7.75%) Team Foundation Server
14 44 (6.69%) Jasmine
15 43 (6.53%) SpecFlow
16 38 (5.78%) gulp
17 33 (5.02%) Karma Test Runner
18 32 (4.86%) Maven
19 29 (4.41%) WebDriver
General
1 135 (20.52%) Finance
2 122 (18.54%) Electronics
3 47 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 45 (6.84%) Marketing
5 39 (5.93%) Telecoms
6 38 (5.78%) Retail
7 18 (2.74%) Music Industry
8 17 (2.58%) Advertising
8 17 (2.58%) Banking
9 14 (2.13%) Law
10 9 (1.37%) Games
11 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 433 (65.81%) Developer
2 176 (26.75%) .NET Developer
3 82 (12.46%) Java Developer
4 71 (10.79%) Test Engineer
5 57 (8.66%) Software Developer
6 51 (7.75%) Android Developer
7 49 (7.45%) C# Developer
8 46 (6.99%) Senior Developer
9 41 (6.23%) C# .NET Developer
10 40 (6.08%) Applications Developer
11 38 (5.78%) Software Engineer
12 37 (5.62%) Test Automation Engineer
13 36 (5.47%) Analyst
14 28 (4.26%) Tester
15 27 (4.10%) iOS Developer
16 26 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 26 (3.95%) Software Test Engineer
17 25 (3.80%) Angular Developer
18 21 (3.19%) Automation Tester
18 21 (3.19%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (35.41%) .NET
2 197 (29.94%) ASP.NET
3 170 (25.84%) ASP.NET MVC
4 158 (24.01%) AngularJS
5 139 (21.12%) RESTful
6 137 (20.82%) ASP.NET Web API
7 115 (17.48%) Web Services
8 114 (17.33%) .NET Framework
9 110 (16.72%) HTML
9 110 (16.72%) Node.js
10 105 (15.96%) Entity Framework
11 100 (15.20%) WCF
12 92 (13.98%) REST
13 86 (13.07%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 76 (11.55%) CSS
15 64 (9.73%) HTML5
16 62 (9.42%) Spring
17 61 (9.27%) Code First Entity Framework
18 56 (8.51%) Hibernate
19 50 (7.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 101 (15.35%) User Experience
2 79 (12.01%) Greenfield Project
3 33 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (5.02%) Enterprise Software
4 24 (3.65%) Computer Science
5 20 (3.04%) Embedded Systems
6 19 (2.89%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (1.52%) Fintech
8 9 (1.37%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.37%) Data Structures
8 9 (1.37%) Smart Home
9 6 (0.91%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.46%) Tandem
11 2 (0.30%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.30%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.30%) Video\Live Streaming
12 1 (0.15%) PlayStation
12 1 (0.15%) Social Media
12 1 (0.15%) Wiki
12 1 (0.15%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 67 (10.18%) Linux
2 63 (9.57%) Android
3 37 (5.62%) Apple iOS
4 24 (3.65%) Windows
5 17 (2.58%) FreeBSD
6 12 (1.82%) Mac OS
7 5 (0.76%) Unix
8 4 (0.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 568 (86.32%) TDD
2 540 (82.07%) Agile Software Development
3 252 (38.30%) Test Automation
4 238 (36.17%) MVC
5 216 (32.83%) Software Engineering
6 199 (30.24%) Scrum
7 137 (20.82%) Continuous Integration
8 131 (19.91%) Problem-Solving
9 86 (13.07%) Web Application Development
10 83 (12.61%) SOLID
11 79 (12.01%) Kanban
12 76 (11.55%) DevOps
13 68 (10.33%) Business Intelligence
14 56 (8.51%) OO
15 54 (8.21%) Continuous Improvement
16 53 (8.05%) Android Development
17 50 (7.60%) SOA
18 47 (7.14%) Coaching
18 47 (7.14%) Unit Testing
19 41 (6.23%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 297 (45.14%) C#
2 263 (39.97%) Java
3 184 (27.96%) JavaScript
4 107 (16.26%) Ruby
5 87 (13.22%) C++
6 83 (12.61%) Python
7 80 (12.16%) SQL
8 35 (5.32%) Objective-C
9 33 (5.02%) TypeScript
10 26 (3.95%) Groovy
11 21 (3.19%) C
12 18 (2.74%) Scala
12 18 (2.74%) VB.NET
13 17 (2.58%) Clojure
13 17 (2.58%) PHP
14 13 (1.98%) T-SQL
15 10 (1.52%) Java 8
16 8 (1.22%) Jython
16 8 (1.22%) PowerShell
16 8 (1.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 68 (10.33%) Security Cleared
2 59 (8.97%) Degree
3 58 (8.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 57 (8.66%) SC Cleared
5 32 (4.86%) MCPD
6 18 (2.74%) ISEB
7 17 (2.58%) ISTQB
8 11 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
9 9 (1.37%) DV Cleared
9 9 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.15%) CBAP
11 1 (0.15%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (13.07%) QA
2 1 (0.15%) GCP
System Software
1 28 (4.26%) Docker
2 18 (2.74%) Firmware
3 4 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 50 (7.60%) HockeyApp
2 17 (2.58%) Icinga
3 8 (1.22%) CA Service Virtualization
3 8 (1.22%) HP ALM
4 4 (0.61%) Ansible
4 4 (0.61%) Cobbler
4 4 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.61%) Puppet
5 2 (0.30%) Packer
6 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 113 (17.17%) Microsoft
2 77 (11.70%) Atlassian
3 36 (5.47%) SAP
4 21 (3.19%) Apple
5 8 (1.22%) ATG
5 8 (1.22%) CA
5 8 (1.22%) Facebook
5 8 (1.22%) HP
6 5 (0.76%) Oracle
7 3 (0.46%) Xamarin
7 3 (0.46%) Zend
8 2 (0.30%) hybris
8 2 (0.30%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.30%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.15%) Capita
9 1 (0.15%) Google